APC CRISIS: Withdraw Ibikunle Amosun’s Senatorial Ticket, BMO Tells Oshiomhole, Party Leaders [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to withdraw the ticket of any party leader backing candidates in other political parties for the 2019 election. This comes against the backdrop of moves by a handful of state governors to have some of their political associates contest on the platforms of other parties next year. Recall that Governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, have vowed not to work against the APC governorship candidates in their respective States in favour of their preferred candidates. Governor Amosun, who is [Read]

2019: I’ll Support Akinlade With Everything I have – Amosun, says he’s Next Ogun Gov

  …says he’s next gov of Ogun State Gov Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state said the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade has his blessings to pursue his mandate under a new platform and shall do all he can to ensure his success in the coming Gubernatorial polls. Amosun, who said he was not the type to hide under a finger, disclosed this on Monday at a meeting with his loyalists, held at the Presidential Lodge, Ibara Housing Estate, Abeokuta. The governor reiterated his commitments towards ensuring Akinlade succeeds him in May 29, 2019; promising he would never work for Dapo Abiodun [Read]

2019: APC Crisis Deepens As Amosun’s Anointed Guber Candidate, Akinlade, Lawmakers, Others Dump Party

  As the race for the 2019 general elections hots up especially in Ogun State, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade, the preferred candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, the outgoing governor of Ogun state, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) alongside other Loyalists and state lawmakers. The defection of Akinlade, who represents Egbado south and Ipokia federal constituency of Ogun, was announced at the house of representatives on Thursday. Similarly, the Ogun Assembly Majority Leader, Adeyinka Mafe, Chief Whip, Idowu Olowofuja, Honourables Tunde Sanusi and Ganiyu Oyedeji also dumped the ruling party in the state for Allied People’s Movement (APM). In a related development, asides [Read]

2019: More Crises in Ogun APC, as Party attacks Oshiomhole for annulling result of 26 Assembly candidates – READ MORE

    NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the crisis of confidence between the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the Ogun State leadership of the party worsened at the weekend as news filtered in that he had annulled the result of the primary election of the 26 winners to the state House of Assembly. The 26 winners of the election remained in quandary yesterday as the date for the submission of names of candidates for the election came to a close without the party leadership giving them the INEC party candidate Form (CF001), a compulsory requirement for the election. Under the guidelines of INEC, each [Read]

OGUN 2019: Confusion in Amosun’s Camp, as Gov allegedly demands Chief of Staff’s resignation – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that there seems to be palpable fear and worry in the camp of Ogun State governor ,Senator Ibikunle Amosun, as the governor reportedly asked his Chief of Staff, Tolu Odebiyi to resign within 24 hours. According to our source ”Tolu just told Amosun he would not leave APC or pick the Senate ticket of Democratic Peoples Party (DPP), as requested by Amosun and the governor, in frustration asked Tolu to resign his present appointment latest by tomorrow”.  NEWS FLAKES NG however, could not ascertain whether chief of staff, Tolu Odebiyi has joined the APC governorship candidate, Prince Abiodun’s structure , but a source close to [Read]

EXCLUSIVE: Obasanjo woos Amosun to support ADC candidate GNI as Next Ogun Gov – READ MORE

– APC remain adamant on Akinlade By John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Indications emerge earlier today Friday October 26, 2018 that former president Olusegun Obasanjo may have begun strong efforts to woo outgoing governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun to support African Democratic Congress, ADC Gubernatorial Candidate in the forthcoming 2019 Polls, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka as the state’s next governor, NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report. This is coming days after the governor in company of two revered monarchs of the state as well as other APC party chieftains had visited President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock on a visit perceived to be one of the governor’s last minute [Read]

APC CRISIS: Protest in Ogun over non-recognition of Akinlade as Guber candidate – READ MORE

  ABEOKUTA – Women wing of All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday stagged a peaceful demonstration round Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital to protest the non-recognition of Abdul-Kabir Adekunle Akinlade as the party’s governorship candidate in the state. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the protesters, numbering over 100, stormed the governor’s office located within the state secretariat complex in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta where they demanded to see the state governor, Ibikunle Amosun but to no avail. Armed with placards bearing different inscription such as “Osinbajo in the name of your Lord your God, let peace reign in Ogun”, “Akinlade is our Governor, give us our mandate, don’t steal it”, “Akinlade Lafe L’ogun”, [Read]

2019: Amosun Accuses Tinubu, Osoba, Oshiomhole Of Perpetrating ‘Fraud’ In Ogun State – READ MORE

  Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Ogun State, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC); Bola Tinubu, APC National Leader and Olusegun Osoba of conniving to impose Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate of the state in the general election. He insisted that there was no election in the state aside the one that was broadcast live, stating that the silence of Tinubu and Osoba on the matter was proof they supported the imposition. He also said if the National Working Committee or Oshiomhole insisted there was an election in the state, it was “fraud”. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that Amosun spoke during an interview [Read]

BREAKING: “Party’s decision on Dapo Abiodun final”, Buhari tells Ogun Monarchs – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the seeming controversy trailing the recent Ogun APC Governorship primaries was put to rest early Sunday afternoon when President Muhammadu Buhari told a delegation of Ogun monarchs that the decision of the party is final. The delegation that included the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo and the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, was granted audience by President Buhari on Sunday. Both traditional rulers were earlier in the morning sited at the private jets wing [Read]

OGUN 2019: Buhari hosts Alake, Olu of Ilaro, Amosun, others in Aso Rock – SEE PHOTOS

  President Muhammadu Buhari receives in audience Governor and Leaders from Ogun State in State House on 21st Oct 2018. President Buhari with L-R: HRM Oba Oludotun Aremu Gbadebo Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland and Chairman, Ogun State Council of Obas, flanked by Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State. BREAKING: “Party’s decision on Dapo Abiodun final”, Buhari tells Ogun Monarchs – READ MORE Also present at the emergency meeting were Senator Iyabo Anisulowo Former Minister of State for Education and HRM Oba Kehinde Olugbenle Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland as he receives in audience Governor and Leaders from Ogun State in State House on 21st Oct 2018. [Read]